|Day of Remembrance (201201260012HQ)|
The headstones of Virgil "Gus" Grissom, left, and Roger Chaffee are seen after a wreath laying ceremony that was part of NASA's Day of Remembrance, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at Arlington National Cemetery. Wreathes were laid in memory of those men and women who lost their lives in the quest for space exploration. Grissom and Chaffee were killed along with fellow astronaut Ed White during a pre-launch test for the Apollo 1 mission at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station...
Keywords: Arlington; Arlington National Cemetery; Day of Remembrance; Gus Grissom; Roger Chaffee; Virgil Grissom; Virginia; VA; USA; NASA; Bill Ingalls
|Dedication Ceremony, Grissom AFB, And Lafayette, Indiana 1968/05/09 - 1968/05/12 - United States. Department of the Air Force|
"Covers dedication ceremonies at Grissom AFB, formerly Bunker Hill AFB, in honor of the late astronaut Virgil "Gus" Grissom. Dignitaries include Mrs. Grissom, her sons and brother-in-law; Lt Gen Austin J. Russell, astronaut Leroy G. Cooper, and Asst Secy of AF Thomas N. Nielsen. Includes aerobatics by Dick Schram (Piper Super Cub), Bob Hoover (P-51) and Thunderbirds (F-100Ds). Reel 1, 952': ROLL: P-1...
Keywords: Gus Grissom; B-58 bomber; Grissom, Virgil I; Thunderjet (Jet fighter plane); Transport planes; Grissom Hall (West Lafayette, Ind.); KC-135 (Tanker aircraft); Mustang (Fighter plane); T-38 Talon (Training plane); Cooper, Gordon, 1927-2004; Drum and bugle corps; F-111 (Jet fighter plane); F-100 (Jet fighter plane); B-52 bomber; Grissom Air Force Base (Ind.); United States. Air Force; Schram, Richard A., 1917-1969; Nielsen, Thomas H., 1930-; Cooper, Gordon, 1927-2004; Hoover, R. A. (Robert A.), 1922-; Russell, Austin J., 1915-2004; Purdue University -- History; United States. -- Army -- Parachute Team; United States. -- Air Force -- Thunderbirds; Airlift, Military -- United States; Airplanes, Military; Project Mercury (U.S.)